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Vasectomy recovery

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 43 years experience
2 days: Most men are ready to return to normal activities after 2 to 3 days of rest. If the procedure is done on a friday, they can be back at an office job ... Read More
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 28 years experience
1-2 weeks: Every one is different. I have pts do very little for 2 days then light activity for one more week.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
No: Most men need a couple of days of limited activity, ice packs to the scrotum and then can resume regular activity. I tell my men to refrain from heav... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
1 week: Return to full activity including sex in 1 week. Remember, you will still have active sperm for up to 12 weeks after the snip so use protection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
Urology 31 years experience
Vasectomy: Recovery time is usually 2-3 days after an uncomplicated vasectomy. However, it is generally recommended to avoid strenuous activity for at least 2 w... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
A few days of pain: A vasectomy involves cutting the tube that transports sperm from the testicles to the outside, preventing fertilization. Recovery is generally fairly ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Vasectomy is a surgical procedure to interrupt the vas deferens of both sides to block sperms coming out of testes; it can be done under local anesthe... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Recanulation: Sometimes, a patient can recanulize, meaning a tract forms around the procedure. We don't know why this occurs. This is a rare occurrence, but if yo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Vasectomy: In some cases, yes, but there is no guarantee.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
To a local urologist: To a urologist. When no more kids are wanted in the future... meaning, if a parent were to lose his current kids in a tsunami, war, or an earthquake, ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
Vasectomy: Most patients admit to very little pain after and short lived pain during the numbing part of the procedure.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ok.: Urologists perform that procedure. Just make sure your baby-making days are really over, as it's not predictably reversible.

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